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Medical Assistant Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 9901304
Location: Miami, Florida Date Posted: 10/22/2020
Wage: Negotiable Category: Law Enforcement/Security/Safety
Job Code: R100042260

Job Description:

The department of Medicine, division of Infectious Diseases is actively seeking a full-time Medical Assistant. The Medical Assistant, assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the principal investigators. Interviews patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' charts. Will be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients, prepare specimens for laboratory analysis, and give injections as needed. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.


Obtains vital signs and patient information for inclusion in the patient's medical record. May give injections or treatments, perform routine laboratory tests under the direction of an attending

physician, and assist in other patient care activities such as dressing changes and leg wraps.

Prepares treatment room for examination of patient. Assists with physical examinations by preparing supplies and handing instruments/materials to the doctor as directed. Provides patients with basic instruction and information regarding examination procedures. Cleans and sterilizes medical instruments; observes the principles of sterile technique in performing duties. Performs blood collection (venipuncture, fingerstick), follows performance of collection procedure, specimen handling, processing procedures and patient identification process. Performs patient phlebotomy by prescribed technique outlined in the Phlebotomy Procedure Manual Properly identifies handles and accessions patient samples requiring laboratory testing, as per study protocols. Schedules patients for tests and completes required forms for lab work. Maintains accurate log system and complete patient records/documentation. Maintains adequate inventory levels as per protocol and rotates previous stock when it applies. Orders, stocks, and inventories supplies and assists in performing clerical duties. Escorts and transports patients to various hospital locations. Maintains confidentiality of all patient information according to federal and state guidelines and regulations. Assists supervisor in recording statistics. Performs routine data collection tasks for studies. Performs other related duties as assigned.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Medical Assistant Certification, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, HIV Certification, completion of a Phlebotomy course and certification required.

  • IATA and dangerous goods shipping certification or willing to be trained.

  • 1 year of relevant work experience required.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Ability to communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing).

  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to

  • patients.

  • Knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performed.

  • Knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions.

  • Knowledge of age specific competencies.

  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and clinic staff.

  • Solid computer skills.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required:
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Contact Information:
Contact Name: University of Miami Health System Company Type:
Company: University of Miami Health System

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